5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Judges ruled that, despite protests, the new Texas regulations do not jeopardize women's health. (Getty Images)

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds New Texas Abortion Rules 

Judges rule the regulations do not jeopardize a woman’s health.

03/27/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Ruling Halts Abortions At Third Of Texas’ Clinics

A third of the abortion clinics in Texas can no longer perform the procedure starting Friday after a federal appeals court allowed most of the state’s new abortion restrictions to take effect.

11/01/2013

State Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Ft. Worth) stands after the Democrats defeated the anti-abortion bill SB5, which was up for a vote on the last day of the legislative special session June 25, 2013 in Austin, Texas. A combination of Sen. Davis' 13-hour filibuster and protests by reproductive rights advocates helped to ultimately defeat the controversial abortion legislation at midnight. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Senate Passes Abortion Bill

Late Friday, Republicans in the Texas Legislature passed an omnibus abortion bill that is one of the most restrictive in the nation

07/13/2013

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